Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Those who reason using human logic, that is, the logic of the merits acquired through one’s own greatness, from being first, find themselves last. Instead, those who humbly entrust themselves to the Father’s mercy, from being last, find themselves first (see Mt 20:1-16)

Pope Francis

Quotes, Questions & Scriptures

I’m surprised that you seem to be anti-Trump. The Truth is…there is no alternative! Let us pray for guidance.

Messenger text to Catholic Bicycle from an Amarillo Diocesan Priest

how can my certain conscience be informed if it is directing me to act in opposition to one of my spiritual directors?

For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, my thoughts higher than your thoughts.

IS 55:9

I finally realized, after reviewing your posts, that you are filled with anger.

Messenger text to Catholic Bicycle from an Amarillo Diocesan Priest

how do i distinguish righteous anger from that which is personal and seeking vengeance?

R. The Lord is near to all who call upon him.

The LORD is gracious and merciful,

slow to anger and of great kindness.

PS 145:8, 18a

I pray God gives you his grace to love to forgive and to live today as his son.

Messenger text to Catholic Bicycle from an Amarillo Diocesan Priest

does forgiveness require me to act against my certain conscience if a spiritual authority tells me i’m not living as a Christian?

Only, conduct yourselves in a way worthy of the gospel of Christ.

PHIL1:27A

God bless you and keep you, let his face shine upon you, and give you everything you need today, as we say give us this day our daily bread, whatever that bread Maybe, beginning with the Eucharist.

Messenger text to Catholic Bicycle from an Amarillo Diocesan Priest

am i living a Eucharistic life if i receive The Body and Blood of Christ, but act against my certain conscience, even if it’s at the direction of a priest?

‘You too go into my vineyard,

and I will give you what is just.’

MT 20:4

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